Algy Hall is an award-winning financial journalist and works for Citywire.
He began his career in 1998 as a researcher for a small investment fund and writer for The Investment Trust Newsletter. He assisted in the founding of Citywire in 1999 where he worked for several years tracking the activities of fund managers and shrewd investors and reporting on the shares they bought and sold.
Algy joined the Investors Chronicle in 2007 and began writing his stock screening column for the magazine in 2011. Algy used the column to try to mimic the investment styles he had seen used by successful investors as well as to apply ideas from the literature on finance and quantitative investing.
Algy has won CFA awards for his writing on ESG and Value and Transparency and was named the CFA UK’s 2021 Financial Journalist of the Year.